Lambeth Archives is the borough’s record office and local history library.  The Archives Collections cover all aspects of local and family history and there is extensive historical information about Lambeth available. This includes archaeology, architecture, black history, geology, geography, social history, biography and transport.

Our services include:

  • Free research facilities, including internet access and microfilm readers.
  • Advice and guidance from our staff.
  • Educational Services for schools and colleges.
  • Local history publications & postcards for sale.
  • And for remote users, a fee-based research and copying service.

This introduction to the Lambeth Archives collections lists the books, pamphlets, maps, periodicals, newspapers and special collections available at the Archives……

  • Lambeth Landmark

    The Lambeth Landmark website provides instant access to Lambeth Archives’ collections. It presents over 7,000 photographs and illustrations of historic Lambeth, most of which can be purchased as photographic prints. Maps, postcards and books are also available to buy.

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